Oct 10, 2001, 12:01 AM
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Chief TCI :Iran in reduced be to use Internet of Cost Company Telecommunication of Director Managing -- IRNA 10, Oct Tehran, beginning that Wednesday here said Bahrampour Alireza (TCI) Iran of higher to addition in network, optics fiber using by October, late the capacity, and quality improved and data, of transmission for speed .reduced be will use Internet cost the with network optic fiber the of ceremonies signing at Speaking cable optics fiber seabed the currently that added he Company,' `Flag operation, in is Britain to Japan from countries 14 connect which continents four connect will project the of phase next the that adding .2002 March in added he network, global huge the with Iran linking of ways the On Bandar of ports the and Shiraz, Isfahan, Tehran, domestically, that 20,000 a with connected been have Gulf Persian the on Jask and Abbas .tests final its undergoing is and cable km in system the to connected been also has Iran that added He currency hard significant fetch will 'which states Asian Central .country' the for earning Iranian defended Ansari Majid Tehran from MP June, in Earlier keep to entitled were they saying Internet, access to right youth's .developments world of abreast who people young the to Internet to access deny even cannot One" is what know to want they since ,... village remotest the in live .added Ansari "world, the around on going a disclaimed ministry telecommunications Iran's time the at Also, to going from adolescents prohibited had it that report newspaper 18 under Iranians disallowed only ruling the said It .cafes Internet .cyber-cafes opening from had police the that reported had newspaper Hambastegi 13, May On immediately police The .Tehran across cyber-cafes 400 around closed did they because cafes 15 only shut had they saying report the denied .license a have not a obtain cafes Internet all that demanded had authorities The around to warnings issued and license, Internet and permit work proper other and Tehran across up sprung have cafes Internet .them of 250 .years few past the over cities major the placed recently ministry telecommunication the at official An and cafes Internet both counting subscribers, Iranian of number 120,000 of figure the double than more 300,000, over at users private .ago year a a is which 500, around at cafes Internet of number the put he But, .1,200 of estimate previous the from drop significant NB/AH End